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I was talking with Alan he suggested I try posting my questions here.  Your help would greatly be appreciated, thank you in advance.   
Little background, I am writing a business plan and need some more information,  below is the background and questions, thank you for taking the time.  
We are using a fixed wing UAV, with extended flight time.  I am trying to figure out what the work requirements for the pilot and observer are.    My source tells me, that a pilot can only have 8 hours of stick time a day and no more than 12 hours of total work time.  Based on this my plan is calling for 3 pilots/observers for each sortie, based on the requirement that we always have pilot & observer working while we are operating our UAV.  The idea is each pilot would fly 2 hours and then observe, then rest, trading back and forth.   Based on this I am expecting a team of 3 give me 12 hours of continuous coverage.   if I need 24 hours, I simply add another group.  
I have also been told to expect to pay pilots about $50k a year plus benefits.  This seems alright for a new pilot, but wondering what a “lead” pilot with experience would be worth annually.  The salary is only the base, there are other incomes to added on…   Should each group have a more experienced pilot as it commander, as they will be operating in the field far from home base?
Are my thoughts correct?  Is there anywhere I can find the pilot/observer  requirements in writing?  I have been to section 107 and was unable to find.  
Is there anything else you thing would be important for me to know as I put this business project together. 
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